Maritime Safety

March 25, 2019 - 02:07:58 am

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published the latest update of its Flag State Performance Table. The annual...

March 25, 2019 - 02:06:17 am

At least 71 people died on Thursday in Northern Iraq when the ferry boat they were on sank, a security official said, as rescue...

March 18, 2019 - 02:14:51 am

Armed pirates have kidnapped five crew members from an offshore support vessel in the latest pirate attack off Brass, Nigeria....

March 18, 2019 - 02:11:49 am

 The Nigerian Navy Rear Admiral Obed Ngalabak, says no fewer than 500 naval officers have been deployed to a multinational sea...

March 18, 2019 - 02:07:38 am

 Petro-piracy is emerging once again as a significant threat in West African waters, with the Gulf of Guinea at the epicentre,...

March 18, 2019 - 02:06:01 am

A total of three incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in February 2019. There was no report of...

March 11, 2019 - 08:13:18 am

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), a civil society group, says sustainable use of marine resources will...

The ill-fated products carrier;  Histria Ivory that was attacked off-Togo last week, leading to the abduction of three crew 

March 11, 2019 - 07:32:16 am

Three crew members of a Malta-flagged tanker;  Histria Ivory have been taken hostage while in the Gulf of Guinea, Romanian Free...

March 11, 2019 - 07:30:33 am

The General Manager, Lagos Zone of the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA); Engineer Mauzu Sambo, has said that in its  ...

March 11, 2019 - 07:27:06 am

Major global defence contractors want to sell Australia on cutting-edge technology such as high-altitude; solar-electric powered...

March 04, 2019 - 02:05:46 am

Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) said there have been attacks on vessels in the Niger Delta since the beginning of 2019. It...

March 04, 2019 - 01:57:23 am

The Chattered Institute of Transport and Logistics (CILT) has advised the federal government through the Nigerian Inland...

The Egina FPSO

March 04, 2019 - 01:29:00 am

Daredevil pirates on Wednesday morning attacked an export tanker; MT Advantage Summer at 22 Nautical Miles west of Egina FPSO in...

February 25, 2019 - 01:37:44 am

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has launched a new initiative aimed at curbing bills of lading (B/L) fraud carried out by...

February 25, 2019 - 01:34:56 am

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd), has commended Nigerian Navy (NN) at curbing illegal...

February 25, 2019 - 01:32:37 am

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has expressed strong concerns about a proposal submitted by the European Commission...

February 25, 2019 - 01:31:07 am

Maritime law enforcement officials from Kenya have concluded a two-week training course on best practices for visit, board,...

Some senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service during recent 2019 International Customs Day with the theme: Seamless Trade, Travel and Transport", in Abuja 

February 18, 2019 - 01:10:25 am

The Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, AVM Lawal Shittu  said the college would continue to provide...

February 18, 2019 - 01:04:17 am

The International Chamber of Shipping is looking ahead towards a zero-carbon future for shipping as sulphur and greenhouse gas...

February 18, 2019 - 01:01:21 am

The situation of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia has improved as a total of three incidents were reported in...

February 18, 2019 - 12:56:52 am

A total of 744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018, out of which 518 were broken down on...

L-R: Manager, HLSI Systems & Technology Ltd, Mr Mickey Har Gaash, Director General, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, Best Graduating Student, Mohammed El-Yakubu and the Executive Director (Finance & Administration), NIMASA, Mr Bashir Yusuf Jamoh during the Graduation of participatants  at  a special integrated course on maritime surveillance and security in Lagos last week.  

February 11, 2019 - 01:32:26 pm

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has  organized a surveillance training programme for officers...

February 11, 2019 - 01:28:51 pm

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has appealed to boat operators to desist from travelling on waterways after 6 p.m...

February 11, 2019 - 01:28:04 pm

International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement...

February 11, 2019 - 01:25:27 pm

By Dirk Siebels  Assessing RiskFor shipping companies, insurers and even regional navies, it’s therefore important to thoroughly...

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